Paul Hodge is a writer-composer from Brisbane.  His recent work, CLINTON THE MUSICAL, was performed Off-Broadway, at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, in London and Edinburgh and will have its Australian Premiere in 2016 at Black Swan State Theatre Company. CLINTON received a New York Times Critics Pick and nominations for Best New Musical and Best Book of a Musical in New York and Edinburgh.  His other large-scale work, TERRA AUSTRALIS, was shortlisted for the QLD Premier’s Drama Award 2012-13. He is about to complete a PhD in Music Composition at the University of Queensland. Awards include the Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artist Fellowship, Margaret Nickson Prize and 4MBS Musica Viva Chamber Music Prize.